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The Economic Truth About the 'Model Minority'

The Economic Truth About the ‘Model Minority’

by Imara Jones on March 25 2014, 7:00AM

Recent history underscores the fact that we can’t make smart economic decisions based on wrongheaded stereotypes.

Topics: Economy

The Chinese-American Community Grapples With Affirmative Action, and Itself

The Chinese-American Community Grapples With Affirmative Action, and Itself

by Julianne Hing on March 18 2014, 7:00AM

A proposal to repeal part of California’s affirmative action ban has some in the state’s Asian-American community up in arms.

Topics: Schools & Youth

Gawker Compares New Dating Service to 'Comfort Women'

Gawker Compares New Dating Service to ‘Comfort Women’

by Von Diaz on March 11 2014, 11:18AM

The joke didn’t go over so well.

Topics: Media, /NOW

Time to Pull Out Your Asian-American Family's Home Movies

Time to Pull Out Your Asian-American Family’s Home Movies

by Julianne Hing on January 3 2014, 4:55PM

Forget the faux-retro Instagram filters. We’re talking legitimately old footage.

Topics: Media, /NOW

Why Is the GOP Honoring the Repeal of the Chinese Exclusion Act?

Why Is the GOP Honoring the Repeal of the Chinese Exclusion Act?

by Julianne Hing on December 18 2013, 3:05PM

Wednesday was the 70th anniversary of the repeal of the Chinese Exclusion Act.

Topics: /NOW, Politics

One Asian-American Mom Breaks the Silence About Postpartum Depression

One Asian-American Mom Breaks the Silence About Postpartum Depression

by Julianne Hing on November 14 2013, 9:00AM

Sharline Chiang chips away at the stigma around Asian Americans and mental illness.

Topics: Health, /NOW

Alison Gold's Awful 'Chinese Food' Makes Billboard Top 100 Debut Play

Alison Gold’s Awful ‘Chinese Food’ Makes Billboard Top 100 Debut

by Jamilah King on October 25 2013, 3:29PM

The song has watched five million times on YouTube and sold more than 1,000 digital copies.

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

Watch Julie Chen Talk about Racism and Getting Eyelid Surgery

Watch Julie Chen Talk about Racism and Getting Eyelid Surgery

by Von Diaz on September 13 2013, 4:05PM

CBS’ “The Talk” host Julie Chen recently revealed she was pressured into eyelid surgery.

Topics: /NOW

TV Host Julie Chen Says She Was Pressured Into Eyelid Surgery

TV Host Julie Chen Says She Was Pressured Into Eyelid Surgery

by Jamilah King on September 12 2013, 3:03PM

The TV anchor made her admission on CBS this week.

Topics: Media, /NOW

Asian American Students Still Face Bullying in New York City Schools

Asian American Students Still Face Bullying in New York City Schools

by Jamilah King on September 6 2013, 12:56PM

It’s time to go back to school, and for too many students, that’s not a good thing.

Topics: /NOW, Schools & Youth

A New Plan Emerges to Restore Yoga To Its South Asian Roots

A New Plan Emerges to Restore Yoga To Its South Asian Roots

by Jamilah King on August 7 2013, 12:29PM

A new initiative called South Asian American Perspectives on Yoga in America is underway.

Topics: Health, /NOW

'Asian Girlz' Is Quite Possibly the Worst Video on the Internet Right Now

‘Asian Girlz’ Is Quite Possibly the Worst Video on the Internet Right Now

by Jamilah King on July 31 2013, 8:45AM

But it’s a good lesson in how the impact of someone’s words or actions carry more weight than their intention.

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

A Long Overdue Celebration of Asian Food, From the Fung Brothers

A Long Overdue Celebration of Asian Food, From the Fung Brothers

by Jamilah King on July 10 2013, 11:50AM

There’s nothing to be ashamed of.

Topics: /NOW

Seven Surprising Facts About Asian-American and Middle Eastern Boys

Seven Surprising Facts About Asian-American and Middle Eastern Boys

by Julianne Hing on June 11 2013, 8:35AM

A new report from Asian Americans/Pacific Islanders in Philanthropy takes a rare look at an often overlooked subgroup of young people.

Topics: /NOW, Schools & Youth, Youth and Race

Dramatic Reading of Racist YouTube Comments Left on 'What Kind of Asian Are You?' Video

Dramatic Reading of Racist YouTube Comments Left on ‘What Kind of Asian Are You?’ Video

by Jorge Rivas on June 6 2013, 10:18AM

Actors read real comments from “What Kind of Asian Are You?”

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

'What Kind of Asian Are You?' Answered in Hilarious Video

‘What Kind of Asian Are You?’ Answered in Hilarious Video

by Jorge Rivas on May 29 2013, 1:06PM

If we were all only so bold.

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

On the Street: UndocuAsians Come Out [Photos]

On the Street: UndocuAsians Come Out [Photos]

by Julianne Hing on May 17 2013, 3:49PM

Asian-American undocumented youth share their stories in a bold social media project, and invite the community to share theirs.

Topics: Arts & Culture, Immigration, /NOW

Roger Ebert: Don't Tell Asian-American Directors How to Represent 'Their People'

Roger Ebert: Don’t Tell Asian-American Directors How to Represent ‘Their People’

by Channing Kennedy on April 4 2013, 5:15PM

The veteran critic was a longtime champion of film as an empowering force for self-representation.

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

Bruno Mars Explains Why He Dropped His Puerto Rican Father's Surname

Bruno Mars Explains Why He Dropped His Puerto Rican Father’s Surname

by Jorge Rivas on March 22 2013, 11:57AM

Bruno Mars was born Peter Gene Hernandez on October 8, 1985, in Honolulu, Hawaii.

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

Who You Calling a Model Minority? New Report Dispels Myths About Asian Americans

Who You Calling a Model Minority? New Report Dispels Myths About Asian Americans

by Julianne Hing on February 7 2013, 5:20PM

New data on Asian Americans takes a look at the community’s often invisible struggles with poverty, education, the housing crisis, and healthcare.

Topics: /NOW

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